oh, chicago

Cicero is a special place

“Because while in Cicero trying to serve a subpoena to Cicero Town President Larry Dominick, [process server] Rivera got tossed in jail. Then Cicero cops went to his home in Chicago and searched his house, allegedly without a warrant, and […]

fun facts

Faster internet isn’t worth it

“WSJ testing shows typical U.S. households don’t use most of their bandwidth while streaming and get marginal gains from upgrading speeds” | learn more

fun facts

Are optical illusions cultural?

Hadn’t really thought about it before, but a book I’m reading (it’s called Range) prompted me to inquire. It turns out that not everybody is subject to the same illusions. | learn more

fun facts

Why Hawaii has weird cans

I noticed this strange can top all over the island. Naturally, I had to look up the back story. “As can tops started to shrink around 1980, they also lost their neck ridging, leaving Hawaii as the last state to […]

thoughts of food

Popeyes & private equity

Ranjan Roy from The Margins talks about fried chicken and 3G (the private equity firm). “Has my beloved Popeyes been given a new life thanks to private equity and that specific breed of hyper-capitalism?” | learn more